Big Ideas@Berkeley is an annual innovation contest which aims to provide support, funds, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of students on campus.
Conservation and Resource Studies major Nathan Bickart is one of seven graduating seniors selected as recipients of the 2013 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize.
Professor Emeritus Arnold Schultz died on May 25, 2013. He was 92 years of age.
The 2013 GradFest Symposium's Keynote Speaker Malik Yakini, May 3, 2013.
The 2013 ESPM Graduate Student Association's (GSA) Faculty Mentor Award was given to Professor John Battles for his commitment to mentoring and helping graduate and undergraduate students succeed.
The ESPM Graduate Student Association honored graduating PhD student Brad Balukjian with the newly created ESPM Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes his work to help improve the department.
This year's day-long GradFest included finishing talks from graduating PhD students-ranging in topics from social justice to floodplain restoration to urban forests, and keynote speaker Malik Yakini on food sovereignty and advocacy.
Dr. David Montgomery of the University of Washington will be delivering the annual Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture on Friday, May 10. His research addresses the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies.
By Mark Matthews, ABC Local Station KGO
The Grant A. Harris Research Instruments Fellowship provides $5000 worth of Decagon research instruments to students studying any aspect of environmental or geotechnical science.
The Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC) is now housed on the third floor of Mulford Hall. We asked founding members to share the story of how three friends brought a long overdue student presence to Our Environment.
Matthew Luskin and other Potts' lab students are working on quantifying the biodiversity impacts of producing that food through the Conservation of Biodiversity (CBioD) project.
ESPM invites scholars to reflect on the dynamics of science, technology and expertise in international development, domestic development practices, and how these two interact.
ESPM graduate student Matthew Luskin studies wildlife conservation in the forests remaining within oil palm plantation landscapes.
A recent study in Science magazine co-authored by Claire Kremen, highlights the importance of wild insects and bees in pollination and agriculture.
Mothers who breathe the kind of pollution emitted by vehicles, coal power plants and factories are significantly likelier to give birth to underweight children than mothers living in less polluted areas, according to international findings published Wednesday.
The increasingly couples-focused public-health policy for AIDS prevention in sub-Saharan Africa underestimates the role that cheating spouses play in transmitting the virus, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley.
By Pooja Mhatre, The Daily Californian Staff
A new paper, published in Conservation Biology, exposes a critical factor underlying disagreements, shedding light on past controversies and providing a path forward.
Mark Bittman, cookbook author and New York Times food writer, used the occasion of New Year’s Day to throw down the gauntlet for real and permanent change to the U.S. agricultural system. “We must figure out a way to un-invent this food system,” he says in a Times opinion column.